I loved corn cooked this way, instead of plastic wrap I actually keep the corn in its husk and microwave each ear for 2 minutes each, so if I have 3 ears of corn I stick them all in at once for a total of 6 minutes. Perfect corn on the cob everytime. Thanks!
Made with "bread and butter" corn, our Mid-West term for the yellow and white sweet corn. I double rolled it in Parchment paper and twisted the ends tight for a perfectly steamed ear in the time stated. This was a terrific side with Ez Chicken and Veggies for One, Thanks for another of your wonderful recipes Uncle Bill! Made for When It's Hot Tag Game.
Perfect way to cook corn without heating up the kitchen! So easy. My favorite part was that the corn stayed hot in their plastic pouches until we were ready to eat each one. Thank you! I'll use this method very often.
Since I have learned that your not supposed to cook or use plastic wrap or cook in plastic in the microwave, I have stopped using this method to sometimes cook my corn. It is said that it causes cancer, so that was enough news to make me go back to the traditional method!
Excellent, easy, tender and delicious corn. I did 4 ears for 6 minutes, rotated 180 degrees, then did 4 minutes more (HIGH power both times) as Uncle Bill instructed in the request forum. I then sprayed them with butter spray and sprinkled with seasoned salt immediately and wrapped them in foil to rest. They were just perfect. Thanks for posting the easiest way EVER to make perfect corn on the cob!
The perfect way to cook sweet corn! I used waxed paper and it worked beautifully.
When I can't cook my corn on the grill, this is the only way to go. SSOOO much better than boiling it. I love the fact I can prepare it ahead of time and just pop it in the microwave right before dinner. An excellent recipe/cooking method. UPDATE: you can also use waxed paper and get the same results. Always good to know if you're out of plastic wrap. ;) It is easier to open too.
This was maybe the best corn I have ever made. No kidding! DH and I loved this...and it's so easy. Followed your directions exactly. We are only sorry that fresh corn season is over, and we have to wait until next summer to make this again!
I follow the procedure pretty much as described but wrap a husked ear of corn with a damp paper towel. I don't even bother turning and just cook for about 5 minutes. This is such an easy way to make corn and so much cooler than boiling a pot of water!
Hi Uncle Bill, this is the way we cook our corn when I don't want to heat up the kitchen. I pop one in for 3 minutes and that's all, let it cool a little then carefully take off the plastic wrap (open ends first to let off steam) and reuse it for the next ear. Heed Bill’s words of warning as the plastic holds in the heat for a LONG time and the steam will get you.